Behavioral Health Clinician (LCSW, CSWA, LMFT or LPC)
Job Location Happy Valley Sunnyside - Happy Valley, OR or Beaverton, OR
Remote Type N/A
Position Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Education Level Graduate Degree
Accepting applicants interested in either full time or part time work.
The Behavioral Health Clinician is a member of the Metropolitan Pediatrics clinic staff working in tandem with the clinic Medical Home care team. This critical role has diverse responsibilities which may include:
Act as a member of a robust multidisciplinary team to provide crisis intervention, brief therapy, case consultation, resource connection, care coordination, and program development.
Provide support for patient procedural distress.
Identify and assess behavioral health needs as part of a multidisciplinary primary care team, billing appropriately for services rendered.
Engage and activate patients and families in their care.
Work collaboratively as a primary care team member both preventatively and to meet acute patient needs, providing ongoing support as needed.
Ability to quickly build rapport, assess patient needs and provide brief clinical interventions.
Help observe and improve care team function and relationships via ongoing professional education, collaboration, and contribution.
Communicate effectively with other providers, staff, and patients.
Provide efficient and evidence-based care that meets the needs of our primary care population.
Provide culturally responsive, whole person, and family-oriented care.
Understand, value, and adapt to the diverse professional cultures of an integrated care team.
Provide timely behavioral health care coordination through direct contact with patients, their families, and community partners.
Provide patient, parent and team education and community outreach.
Contribute to ongoing program development and outcome research.
Assist in practice improvement efforts through participation in committees and provider meetings.
Qualifications for this position include:
Current licensure as a Clinical Social Worker Associate, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon.
1-3 years experience in a clinical setting required with a preference for integrative care environments. Transferrable experience considered.
Knowledge and understanding of community resources and effectively accessing them.
Understanding of and experience working with Patient Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) standards preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
Experience with electronic medical record use required; preference for experience using Epic.
Experience with interpretation of a variety of patient population reports.